- Large Garden
- Planning Permission to Extend
- Attic Storage
- Strong Residential Location
- Private Parking
- Railway Station Closeby
- Gas Central Heating
- Double Glazing
41 Tweed Terrace is an immaculately presented and spacious two-bedroom first floor flat situated in a popular residential area of Galashiels. With a large garden accessed directly from the property, there is also planning permission to extend the property into the attic.
With Heriot Watt University campus a short walk, the flat is within walking distance of the town centre which benefits from a station on the Borders Railway, that runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, plus additional access to Edinburgh and other Border towns via the A7 road link.
Internally, the property comprises a small entrance hall on the ground floor with storage cupboard off, before a wide staircase leads to the first floor landing and two bedrooms, a bathroom, a sitting room, and a breakfasting kitchen. The property is bright and benefits from gas central heating and double glazing plus excellent storage in the attic, which could be extended as previously mentioned.
Externally, there is a large enclosed garden to the rear of the flat accessed directly from the flat which could provide potential private parking, although the there is plentiful on-street parking readily available. Offering an excellent outside space for informal entertaining it really is a particular feature of this property. There are also two garden sheds in the garden which are included in the price.
With all amenities close at hand including the aforementioned railway station, the property is situated in a very accessible location.
Edinburgh 36 miles. Tweedbank 1.5 miles. Melrose 3.5 miles Peebles 21 miles
(All distances are approximate)
EPC : C70
Council Tax Band : A
41 Tweed Terrace sits in the heart of the principal Borders town of Galashiels. With a population of 12,000, the town offers a full range of shopping facilities, including Tesco, ASDA, Boots, Next, WH Smith and Marks & Spencer.
Local tourist attractions include Old Gala House and Abbotsford House, the former home of Sir Walter Scott, with its award winning visitor centre as well as many other attractions in nearby Melrose and other Border towns. Among the independent shops there is also a cinema, a health centre, a swimming pool, gym, dentists, orthodontist and a new Transport Interchange built primarily around the new train station in conjunction with the Borders Railway which is a particular bonus. Local sports teams include Gala RFC, Gala Fairydean FC, and Gala CC and local festivals include the historic Common Ridings held in the summer which is of particular note.
There are also a variety of outdoor pursuits in the area that include fishing on the River Tweed, fieldsports, horse riding, golf, lawn bowling, mountain biking, and a selection of walks including the Southern Upland Way.
Galashiels has six primary schools, and nearby Melrose is home to St Marys Preparatory School with secondary schooling at Galashiels Academy. The Borders College and Heriot Watt University also have a campus in the town, and there are also a number of churches in the area. The Borders General Hospital, the largest hospital in the Scottish Borders is only four or so miles away, on the fringes of Melrose.
Galashiels sits in an easily accessible area and can be reached by the A7 which runs through the town and provides the links to Edinburgh or the north of England. The area is also served by the Borders Railway which recently opened and runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh, with the aforementioned station in the town. There is also a busy bus service which runs from the Interchange, beside the railway with links to Newcastle and Carlisle in the South, as well as Edinburgh and the other Border towns.
Edinburgh and Newcastle airports - both international, offer an excellent choice of destinations and are 39.5 miles and 68 miles away respectively.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode is: TD1 3EF
From the A68, take the A6091 signposted Melrose and Galashiels. Continue on this road, passing Melrose on your right. Proceed over the three roundabouts, and the River Tweed, into Galashiels. Proceed forward on Abbotsford Road, over the small roundabout turning right onto Tweed Road. Continue on Tweed Road for around six hundred yards and turn right onto Tweed Grove, followed by a first right onto Tweed Terrace. Number 41 sits on your right, on the left side of the first block. Access is to the rear of the building.
From the A7 (going South) travel through Galashiels, signposted Hawick, follow the road out of Galashiels, over two roundabouts and past Tesco and up Braw Lads Brae to the small roundabout onto Abbotsford Road. Proceed forward over the roundabout along Abbotsford Road, and turn left at the next small roundabout and onto Tweed Road and follow the above directions.